« Ledger talks Dark Knight's Joker | Filmstalker | Space 1999 film? »

Promotion


Judd adapts Inquisition tale

AshleyJudd.jpgAshley Judd is taking a fair leap in terms of direction. At a press conference for her new film Come Early Morning, she's announced that she's bought the rights to a novel by Robin Morgan called The Burning. The book is about an Irish Priestess who refuses to give up her land or faith as the Spanish Inquisition arrives in Ireland during the 14th Century.

"I might fail spectacularly or succeed modestly...but I'm going to give it a go and probably reach out to other people who are writers to godmother or mentor me through the process. I'm going to spend some time doing that this winter and going to India and stuff like that."

Is the quote she gave over at Coming Soon. It's an interesting tale, and quite a departure for her and for the current trends of films, but actually one that I think could be pretty good. Will it involve much of the Inquisition, or does no one expect that (everyone's doing that joke!)? It could settle for average territory, but I think the times of the Inquisition are looking more and more relevant in our times, and a visit to those feelings and events might just ring true with some of the audience.





Promotion


Promotion


Add a comment

Tagline

Site Navigation

Latest Stories

Partner

LOVEFiLM.png

Vidahost image

Latest Reviews

Promotion

Filmstalker Poll

Promotion

Subscribe with...

AddThis Feed Button

Windows Live Alerts

Site Feeds

Subscribe to Filmstalker:

Filmstalker's FeedAll articles

Filmstalker's Reviews FeedReviews only

Filmstalker's Reviews FeedAudiocasts only

Subscribe to the Filmstalker Audiocast on iTunesAudiocasts on iTunes

Feed by email:

Contact

My Skype status



SkypeTwitterPlurkFacebookMyBlogLogLinkedInIMDB

Help Out


Feedback

Site Information

Creative Commons License
© www.filmstalker.co.uk

Give credit to your sources. Quote and credit, don't steal


Movable Type 3.34